Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēnārius. Coromines and Pascual explain the /i/ as the result of influence from Byzantine Greek δηνάριον (dinárion). Compare Portuguese dinheiro, Catalan diner, Old Venetian dinaro.

NounEdit

dinero m

  1. coin
    • 1300 – 1330, anonymous, Fuero Navarra (BNM ms. 248) 20:
      Et si fueren cabras o oueyllas una o .ijos. ata .ixe. deuen por cada pie un dinero.
      And if it's goats or sheep, one or two up to nine, they owe a coin for every trotter.
  2. (in the plural) money
    • 1140 – 1207, anonymous, Cid 3734-3735:
      ſi nõ tenedes din͠os / echad ala vnos peños
      (modernized spelling) Si non tenedes dineros, echad allá unos peños
      If you don't have money, throw some belongings there

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: dinero

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish dinero, from Latin dēnārius. Coromines and Pascual explain the /i/ as the result of influence from Byzantine Greek δηνάριον (dinárion). Compare Portuguese dinheiro, Catalan diner, Old Venetian dinaro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /diˈneɾo/, [d̪iˈne.ɾo]
  • Hyphenation: di‧ne‧ro
  • (file)

NounEdit

dinero m (plural dineros)

  1. money
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:dinero
  2. wealth

Derived termsEdit

(diminutive dinerillo or dinerito)

DescendantsEdit

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